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Use following steps to backup SAP HANA database using command line. Use sql command line backup are recommended in batch mode only
Step 1. Login to SAP HANA Server
First we need to connect to SAP HANA server using Linux clients (eg: putty) with root user.
Step 2. Switch to SAPHANA Admin User
Now we need to switch to SAP HANA admin user using following command.
su - hdbadm
Step 3. Start HDB SQL Prompt
Use following command to open HDB sql prompt .
Step 4. Connect to Database instance
Now connect to SAP HANA database instance using following command. For below command you required sap hana server name and database instanace number and password for SYSTEM account.
hdbsql=> connect -n <server name> -i <instance number> -u <user> -p <password>
[Use Command Like Below]hdbsql=> connect -n hanadb1 -i 00 -u SYSTEM -p PASSWORDHERE //Connected to [email protected]:30015
Step 5. Execute Following Command to Backup
After successfully connecting to SAP HANA database instance, start backup using below command.
BACKUP DATA USING FILE ('/backup/HDB/data/BACKUP_FULL_2014/SAPHANA')
On successful backup you will get results like below.
Output: 0 rows affected (overall time 672.508245 sec; server time 672.505331 sec)
All backup files will be created in /backup/HDB/data/BACKUP_FULL_2014/ directory.